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Ospreys announce new link-up with Swansea University

THE Ospreys and Swansea University have today finalised an agreement that will see the university become part of the region’s ground breaking development structure The new link up will see “Ospreys rugby scholarships” being made  available at the seafront university. The new relationship, which dovetails an existing commercial and research partnership between the two organisations, will mean the Ospreys will …

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UK population soars

The UK population is soaring as London expands and a baby booms roars but Wales remains home to many of the most empty areas of the country, according to new findings. Wales grew by 10,300 to hit 3.1 million as Britain outstripped its EU economic competitors in population growth, increasing in size by 419,900 to 63.7 million between 2011 and …

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Merthyr Town poised to net goalkeeper Craig Morris

Former Llanelli and Neath goalkeeper Craig Morris looks set to sign for Merthyr Town.             Trostre-born Morris, 32, played for the Martyrs in a pre-season fixture against a young Cardiff City XI.             Morris has built a reputation of being a high quality shot-stopper and also commands his penalty area.             If he commits to Merthyr for the season, Morris …

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Thieves steal police officer’s uniform

Police Officers Uniform Stolen

Cheeky thieves broke into a police car and stole a cop’s uniform while its owner was responding to a 999 call. Police are now warning members of the public in Cardiff to always ask for a police officer’s identification, in case someone is using the uniform to commit crimes. The Fiat Panda marked police car was broken into as it …

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Risk of mental illness in adulthood if development affected in the womb

Adults could be at greater risk of becoming anxious and vulnerable to poor mental health if they were deprived of certain hormones while developing in the womb, new research has found. A study by scientists at Cardiff and Cambridge universities has discovered that emotional behaviour in adults could be triggered in the womb. Although the studies were carried out in …

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Bats rescued at St Fagans National History Museum after blaze

A small fire at St Fagans National History Museum saw a colony of Lesser Horseshoe bats rescued from the blaze. Fire crews from Ely, Whitchurch and Cardiff Central attended the incident, which was reported at around 10.30am. A spokesman for South Wales Fire and Rescue service said that the 50 bats were relocated from the first floor of the tannery …

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Couple left ‘starving’ after being fleeced by ‘callous’ friend who’s been jailed for fraud

A vulnerable husband and wife were left starving and sitting in the dark after a woman who had befriended them helped herself to their cash. Rosemarie Evans, 60, handed in a reference to Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court describing her has an “honest and trustworthy” person, but Judge Richard Twomlow told her: “I cannot think of any more inappropriate words to …

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Traffic problems expected as man cut out of car on busy Cardiff road

A man was cut out of a car after an accident on the Gabalfa interchange on Wednesday afternoon the day after a £70,000 road safety scheme got under way. Emergency crews were called to one of Cardiff’s busiest interchanges at around 1.17pm today to deal with the collision, which involved two vehicles and two casualties. One man was taken to …

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Welsh mum accused of killing her husband is ‘illegally detained’ in Caribbean jail, say her parents

Nicole Reyes, 37, was arrested when her husband Jorge, 38, died in a car crash involving her Jeep and his motorbike on July 9 last year on the Caribbean island. But Nicole’s parents, Jeannette and Mike Clements, claim this is now unlawful because she has been behind bars for more than a year and has not been offered bail. WalesOnline …

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